Cāfāxā

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Cāfāxā
Cāfāxā
Skyline of Cāfāxā, with the Parshita Sea in the background.
Skyline of Cāfāxā, with the Parshita Sea in the background.
Nickname(s): Cāf' (by natives)
CountryZinsha-Vogia
StateZinsha
ProvinceBēhvāg
GovernorateCāfāxā
Founded inc. 1500 CE
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 • Total231,000
Demonym(s)Cāfāxārin
Cāfāxān
Time zoneZST (SCT+2)

Cāfāxā (Zinshan: Cāfāxā, IPA: [çɒ.ˈfɒ.χɒ]) is a city in Zinsha-Vogia, located in the Bēhvāg Province in Zinsha. The city, founded around 1500 CE during the Great Horde, is the capital of the Cāfāxā Governorate and a major Zinshan port. Cāfāxā has a population of 231,000 (census 2015). The main economic activities of the city are fishing (second largest fishing port in Zinsha), agriculture (coconuts, barley, turnip) and industries (train building). The city is also well-known for being Zinsha's best city for young engineers, being home to the number 1 engineer school in Zinsha.

Etymology

The name 'Cāfāxā' comes from cāfā, "stone", and , "city". This is due to the fact that the city has always been a main mining city.